2025 Workshops – Sneak Peek

2025 Workshops – Sneak Peek

We are excited about our 2025 instructors! 2025 has been interesting to schedule. Many of our instructors are offering new classes that require a bit of secrecy, partly because they are waiting for new publications to reach the market before announcing their classes....
Meet Cindy Grisdela

Meet Cindy Grisdela

Hi—I’m Cindy Grisdela—artist, teacher and author of Artful Improv and Adventures in Improv Quilts. I’m intrigued by color, line, and shape, just like any other artist. Working with fabric like a painter works with paint, I create dynamic contemporary...
How it All Began and Woodland Ridge Retreat

How it All Began and Woodland Ridge Retreat

Guests always ask how we started Woodland Ridge Retreat. The story starts with my favorite hotel, The Creamery Inn. In 1998 we visited the Creamery for the first time. My co-worker Pete was best friends with one of the owners, Richard Thomas. He recommended it as a...
Meet David Owen Hastings

Meet David Owen Hastings

I have been a lifelong knitter and sewist. I’ve been stitching my paper-based artwork for over 20 years, and I’m entranced with the world of modern quilting. I create contemporary designs for quilts and everyday items that I elevate with my own unique approach. Fabric...
Woodland Ridge Retreat Celebrates Ten Years in Business

Woodland Ridge Retreat Celebrates Ten Years in Business

Time has flown by so quickly. There are so many people to thank for our success. To our guests and instructors that have supported us and told their friends about their experiences at Woodland Ridge: thank you for making our location nationally recognized as your...